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‘I Need Sensible Hair Like Gary Neville’ – Man Utd Dreadnought Nemanja Matic Won’t Be Going Down The Paul Pogba Route Any Time Soon

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With Paul Pogba continuing to attract constant ire for having the temerity to cut and style his hair in between matches, Nemanja Matic has moved to assure Manchester United fans that he they won't catch him indulging in such wanton folly anytime soon.

In an exclusive interview with the Guardian ahead of Saturday's FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham, the Serbian midfielder revealed himself to be roughly as dry and quiet as you might expect explaining that he is a "simple" man who is at Old Trafford to do his job and nothing more.

‘Rival, Colleague And Friend’ – Sir Alex Ferguson Gives Former Nemesis Arsene Wenger Lovely Little Farewell Send-Off

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As we've already seen, the recognition and gratitude has been positively cascading in for Arsene Wenger since the Frenchman announced his intentions to stand down as Arsenal manager at the end of the current season.

However, while many allies and rivals have come and gone during his 22-year stint at the mill, Wenger's Premier League career will forever be entwined with that of Sir Alex Ferguson thanks to Arsenal and Manchester United being at each other's throats for long periods of it/them.

Gift-wrapped: Man City champions as United crash on Guardiola golf day

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday after Manchester United crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against West Brom as coach Pep Guardiola added a first English title to his three apiece at Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

City had moved within touching distance of the title with a 3-1 win at Tottenham on Saturday.

Mourinho slams United as they hand title to City

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho applauded Manchester City’s Premier League title success, but lambasted Manchester United after West Bromwich Albion’s shock 1-0 win on Sunday.

In order to prevent City from being crowned champions for a few more days, United had to avoid defeat against bottom club Albion at Old Trafford.

Mourinho slams United as they hand title to City

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho applauded Manchester City’s Premier League title success, but lambasted Manchester United after West Bromwich Albion’s shock 1-0 win on Sunday.

In order to prevent City from being crowned champions for a few more days, United had to avoid defeat against bottom club Albion at Old Trafford.

United uncertain over Old Trafford expansion

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United fear they could be left temporarily ‘homeless’ if they try to enlarge Old Trafford.

Although United’s ground already has the largest capacity of any purely league football venue in England at 74,994, there have been calls for it to be increased such is the demand to see the Red Devils.

United uncertain over Old Trafford expansion

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London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United fear they could be left temporarily ‘homeless’ if they try to enlarge Old Trafford.

Although United’s ground already has the largest capacity of any purely league football venue in England at 74,994, there have been calls for it to be increased such is the demand to see the Red Devils.

£105m Man Utd target set for summer transfer

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Manchester United are expected to be buy in the transfer market between now and the end of August, with several players already being strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford. One player who Jose Mourinho has been tracking since... Continue Reading →

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Reports: Man Utd To Hand Out Song Sheets And Use ‘Bundesliga-Style Cheerleaders’ To Help Improve Stagnant Atmosphere At Old Trafford

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Manchester United are reportedly mulling over circulating song lyric sheets among fans at Old Trafford in a desperate bid to wake the enervated stadium from its slumber.

Without a hint of irony, Jose Mourinho has complained several times in recent months about the effect a "quiet stadium" has had on his team.

‘I Blame Everybody’ – Jose Mourinho Unhappy Again As Man Utd Secure Unconvincing FA Cup Win Over Brighton (Photo & Video)

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Despite seeing his side book their place in the semi-finals of the FA Cup after a 2-0 win against Brighton, Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho was once again unimpressed by his players' display on a snowy night at Old Trafford.

Mourinho left superstars Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba on the bench but yet again his charges produced a limp display which left the home fans frustrated.

England’s fallen Champions League trio eye FA Cup redemption

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London (AFP) – Manchester United have little time to lick their wounds from an embarrassing Champions League exit as Brighton’s visit to Old Trafford in Saturday’s FA Cup quarter-final represents their last realistic hope of winning a trophy this season.

However, United aren’t alone in seeing the Cup as a last chance for silverware as Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea travel to Swansea and Leicester also needing to win a Wembley final on May 19 to salvage their season.

England’s fallen Champions League trio eye FA Cup redemption

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London (AFP) – Manchester United have little time to lick their wounds from an embarrassing Champions League exit as Brighton’s visit to Old Trafford in Saturday’s FA Cup quarter-final represents their last realistic hope of winning a trophy this season.

However, United aren’t alone in seeing the Cup as a last chance for silverware as Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea travel to Swansea and Leicester also needing to win a Wembley final on May 19 to salvage their season.

Champions League: Jose Mourinho Goes Full ‘Teflon’ After Wretched Home Defeat Sees Man Utd Knocked Out By Sevilla (Photos & Video)

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A needlessly conservative performance from Manchester United was punished with embarrassing Champions League elimination as Jose Mourinho's side fell to a sloppy 2-1 defeat against Sevilla at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.

After a similarly unambitious, shackled first leg finished goalless in Andalusia, Mourinho once again set out to win by a single goal and, once again, found his side usurped by opponents who could scarcely believe the lack of attacking gumption on display.

Player Ratings: Man Utd 2-1 Liverpool

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Manchester United extended their lead over Liverpool to five points with a 2-1 win over Jurgen Klopp's side at Old Trafford this afternoon. Marcus Rashford scored his first brace since his Premier League debut in the opening 24 minutes as... Continue Reading →

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Confirmed Lineups: Man Utd vs Liverpool

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Manchester United host Liverpool in the first and biggest game of the Premier League weekend in just under an hour's time at Old Trafford. We hold a two-point lead over our rivals with nine games to go, and a comfortable... Continue Reading →

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Jose Mourinho ‘has convinced’ Manchester United to sign £178m Real Madrid ‘stranger’

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According to Diario Gol, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has swayed the club hierarchy to sign Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane this summer.

The Red Devils have a lot of defenders in the first-team squad – Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Daley Blind, Victor Lindelof, Eric Bailly and Marcos Rojo – but only Smalling and Jones’ form has been criticised, while Blind and Rojo have seen little playing time this season.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic set to leave Man Utd at end of season

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho says Zlatan Ibrahimovic has “won the right to choose his future” after acknowledging that the striker is likely to leave Manchester United at the end of the season.

Ibrahimovic, 36, is out of contract at Old Trafford at the end of this season and has been heavily linked with a move to MLS club Los Angeles Galaxy.

Man Utd & Chelsea target involved in clash – could he be on his way to Old Trafford?

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Manchester United and Chelsea were linked with a move for Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski earlier in the week, as confirmed by Sky Sports. The Polish striker has been a frequent goalscorer for the runaway Bundesliga leaders in each of his... Continue Reading →

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‘I’ve Signed For A Football Team’ – Usain Bolt Underwhelms The World With Big Soccer Aid 2018 Announcement

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Usain Bolt sent a wave of anticipation across the more gullible plains of social media yesterday when he announced that he'd signed for a football team and that we'd all find out just which one at 8am on Tuesday morning.

Having trained with Borussia Dortmund and openly begged for Manchester United trials in the past, it's fair to say that everybody(ish) was on tenterhooks(ish).

Jose Mourinho pays compliment to Antonio Conte’s Chelsea

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Chelsea let slip of a 1-0 lead at Old Trafford to lose 2-1 to Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday. Romelu Lukaku and Jesse Lingard's goals in either half move us back into second place in the Premier... Continue Reading →

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Confirmed Lineups: Man Utd vs Chelsea

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Manchester United and Chelsea are set to go head-to-head at Old Trafford in under an hour's time with a lot at stake. We dropped to third in the Premier League yesterday following Liverpool's win, whilst Chelsea could be fifth at... Continue Reading →

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Mourinho praises goalscorer Sanchez but ticks off quiet fans

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho praised Alexis Sanchez after the former Arsenal man scored his first goal for his new club in a 2-0 win against Huddersfield Town at a “quiet” Old Trafford on Saturday.

Entertainment was in short supply at Old Trafford despite the victory but Mourinho chided the home fans for not supporting his players loudly enough.

Mourinho praises goalscorer Sanchez but ticks off quiet fans

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho praised Alexis Sanchez after the former Arsenal man scored his first goal for his new club in a 2-0 win against Huddersfield Town at a “quiet” Old Trafford on Saturday.

Entertainment was in short supply at Old Trafford despite the victory but Mourinho chided the home fans for not supporting his players loudly enough.

Sanchez opens Man Utd goalscoring account

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal for new side Manchester United on Saturday on his first appearance at Old Trafford, netting the second against Huddersfield.

The Chile international saw his penalty saved in the 68th minute but he scored when the ball came back off goalkeeper Jonas Lossl.

Could these two stars join Alexis Sanchez at Man Utd?

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Confirmed: Man Utd sign Alexis Sanchez

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It's official! Manchester United have announced the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Premier League rivals Arsenal. The biggest transfer story of the year has finally been completed as the Chilean has officially arrived at Old Trafford, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan going... Continue Reading →

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Mourinho tells Man Utd to forget Sanchez and focus on Burnley

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho insists the pending signing of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez must not distract from Manchester United’s league campaign when they visit Burnley on Saturday.

Victory for Mourinho’s team at Turf Moor would cut leaders Manchester City’s advantage at the top of the Premier League to nine points - the first time their lead has been down to single digits since the start of December when Pep Guardiola’s side won the derby match at Old Trafford.

Mourinho tells Man Utd to forget Sanchez and focus on Burnley

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho insists the pending signing of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez must not distract from Manchester United’s league campaign when they visit Burnley on Saturday.

Victory for Mourinho’s team at Turf Moor would cut leaders Manchester City’s advantage at the top of the Premier League to nine points - the first time their lead has been down to single digits since the start of December when Pep Guardiola’s side won the derby match at Old Trafford.

Man Utd great Giggs named Wales boss

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Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Former Manchester United great Ryan Giggs said Monday he was “itching” to get back into football after being unveiled as the new Wales boss - his first permanent managerial post.

Giggs, who replaces Chris Coleman, revealed he had sought advice from his former United manager Alex Ferguson over the job.

FA Cup: Jesse Lingard Nets Another Stunner As Man Utd Leave It Late Against Derby At Old Trafford (Video)

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Jesse Lingard continued his superb recent scoring run by netting another fabulous effort in Manchester United's 2-0 FA Cup third round victory over Derby at Old Trafford.

Jose Mourinho put out a strong United side against their Championship opponents, but the Red Devils failed to put away a number of gilt-edged chances.

Lukaku out just one week says Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku will be sidelined for just a single week following his head injury, according to Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho on Monday.

Lukaku, who has scored 15 times this season, was stretchered off against Southampton on Saturday following a clash of heads with Wesley Hoedt.

Lukaku out just one week says Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku will be sidelined for just a single week following his head injury, according to Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho on Monday.

Lukaku, who has scored 15 times this season, was stretchered off against Southampton on Saturday following a clash of heads with Wesley Hoedt.

Mourinho faces injury crisis in Man Utd attack

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho takes Manchester United to Everton on New Year’s Day in the midst of a major striker crisis as he faces former Old Trafford favourite and club record goalscorer Wayne Rooney.

Romelu Lukaku suffered a worrying head injury early in Saturday’s disappointing 0-0 draw with Southampton, United’s third successive stalemate and a result which saw them drop below Chelsea and into third place in the Premier League.

Wenger Fires Back At Mourinho No Money Comment

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has told Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho that he should stop complaining about being unable to match the spending power of Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Wenger has insisted he has "learned to cope" with battling richer rivals during his 21 years in charge of the Gunners.

Manchester Derby: Daily Mail Produce Stunning Play-By-Play Infographic Of Old Trafford Tunnel Skirmish (Photo)

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Two days on and details of the wee bout of fisticuffs that followed Sunday's Manchester derby at Old Trafford are still filtering through as the finger of blame continues to be wafted around willy-nilly.

The skirmish was allegedly sparked when Jose Mourinho went wading into the Man City dressing to reprimand goalkeeper Ederson about having the gall to celebrate his side's victory.

Mourinho clashes with Manchester City players: reports

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho became involved in a physical confrontation with Manchester City’s players after complaining about their post-derby celebrations, according to British media reports late on Sunday.

The Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph said Mourinho went to City’s changing room following United’s 2-1 defeat at Old Trafford because he felt their noisy celebrations were disrespectful.

Mourinho clashes with Manchester City players: reports

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho became involved in a physical confrontation with Manchester City’s players after complaining about their post-derby celebrations, according to British media reports late on Sunday.

The Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph said Mourinho went to City’s changing room following United’s 2-1 defeat at Old Trafford because he felt their noisy celebrations were disrespectful.

Man City: Citizens Enjoy Record-Breaking 14th Consecutive Top-Flight Win After Deserved Victory At Old Trafford (Video)

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Manchester City secured a previous 2-1 away win at Old Trafford, a result which sees the Citizens go 11 points clear at the top of the table, as well as becoming the first top-flight side to register 14 consecutive victories in a single season.

City dominated the game in the first period, with David Silva opening the scoring on 42 minutes after a corner.

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The same incompetent referee in charge of United’s game against Chelsea… again

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October 2016: Luiz red card

Martin Atkinson awarded David Luiz with just a yellow card for this studs on the knee challenge on Maroaune Fellaini, despite having a perfect view.

December 2015: Two penalties
In the 0-0 draw at Old Trafford, United were denied two clear penalties by Atkinson.

Malcom set to sign for Arsenal while Alexis heads to Old Trafford – Latest news

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So with Alexis Sanchez being left out of the Arsenal team to face Bournemouth, it has now been revealed by Arsene Wenger that his future is set to be finalised mminently, although he seemed to indicate that Sanchez could still go to either Man United or Man City. Wenger said: said: "He's been vague at [.